In this tour you can enjoy local diesel train, Minato line. Along the railroad there are nostaslgic countryside and we stop over Nakaminayo station for lunch. Then move to Hitachi Seaside Park, which boasts its wide variety of seasonal flower, especially nemophila and rose in early summer is famous. Amusement park( cycling road, BMX course, athletic field etc) is set up in the area.
What to Expect
Local Diesel train Minato Line ( since 1914) ride
Stop over at Nakaminato station Nakaminato to visit Namaminato Fish Market for lunch
THere are two cats live in the station, named Osamu and Minisam, you may meet them at the station if you are lucky.
Isozaki, Hiraiso beach, beautiful beach ( option)
Hitachi Seaside Park has famous for beautiful flowers throughout the year.
In the park there are many attractions ( cycling road, athletic field, amusement park), it is very good for family with kids.
Monday is closed ( If Monday is national holiday, next day will be closed)
I f you have Japan Rail Pass, you can ride Joban Line Express train Hitachi or Tokiwa to Mito or Katsuta by this pass but all seat are reserved seat, so you need to make reservation before departure.
If you don't have Japan Rail Pass, train fare from Tokyo to Mito or Katsuta station is 3,820 yen for one person.
If you want pick-up service from your hotel or your nearby station, I can but please pay my transportation fee ( 8,000 yen), sorry but I live in Ibaraki now.
Hitachi Seaside park is closed on Monday ( may change according to season)
In this tour I recommend to buy one day ticket for Minato line with Hitachi Seaside Park ticket: Adult : 1100 yen, under 15 years old : 900 yen, under 12 years old : 500 yen
This is walking tour and Park is very wide area, please wear walking shoes. Hat or rain gear are also recommended.
guide fee, pick-up at JR Mito or Katsuta station, transportation fee for guide from home to pick up place
What‘s not included
transportation fee ( you and guide), lunch, Minato line ticket, entrance fee, amusement park ticket, rental cycle, etc...
Aqua World Oarai entrance fee : Adult: 1,850 yen, Child : 950 yen, Under 3 years old : 310 yen
Seaside park Rental Cycle 3 hours : Adult : 400 yen, Child : 250 yen, Electric assisted bicycle rental : 600 yen
JR Mito station or JR Katsuta station
JR Mito station or JR Katsuta Station
09:00 AM ( recommended ) Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people Flexible